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Monday, September 27, 2010
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The glamour is diminishing
The FOSS advantage
The dilemma of MS or MBA
The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai, has invited applications for national-level written test to be held on December 12 across the country for admission to its postgraduate degree courses in various disciplines including ...
Merging brand with thoughts of people stressed
GRD Institute of Management organised a CEO Meet on “Great Campaigns that Build Great Brands.” A. Alvin Saldanha, National Creative Director, Idea Domain, stressed the importance of immersing or merging the brand with the thoughts ...
Campus connect: Madurai
K. Samir Barua, Director of Indian Institute of Management – Ahmedabad, addressed students of Thiagarajar School of Management on ‘Challenges faced by young managers.' He spoke about the challenges students should foresee in the ...
Campus connect: Tiruchirapalli
The Shivani Polytechnic College in Tiruchi recently conducted a seminar on ‘Diaster Management' for the NSS students.The programme was organised by the NSS wing of the Directorate of Technical Education, Chennai. Fire Service ...
Manipal, NSE programme
Manipal Education has entered into collaboration with National Stock Exchange (NSE) to launch training programmes in capital markets across the country, starting from October 2010. The programmes will be offered in Hyderabad, Mumbai, Delhi, ...
Chess as mind booster
The programme aims to encourage students to play chess and help them think logically and improve their life skills
Learn maritime law
Students pursuing the postgraduate programme will receive training at the International Maritime Law Institute in Malta
Video for TOEFL aspirants
Memorandum of understanding
Dr. N.G.P. Institute of Technology entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Oracle Corporation to launch the Oracle Workforce Development Programme. The programme allows educational institutions to offer Oracle training that led to ...
Home away from home
Like every student pursuing a professional course in India, I too dreamt of going abroad for getting exposure to international education. United States, like majority Indians, was my first choice and more so because of the field I chose to ...
The position in the rank list is immaterial if one cannot execute a job well
Entrance reforms: bumpy ride ahead
It spent so much time on the drawing board that when it finally saw the light of the day the Kerala Professional Institutions (criteria for admission) Bill 2010 did not generate the kind of interest it deserved.In fact, it is very easy ...
Chase your dreams
The Hindu Education Plus is featuring a column “Goal Post” where Indian students in foreign universities can share their experiences about the campus, quality of education, facilities available, city life, adapting to the changes ...
GATE offline test on Feb. 13
Applications have been invited for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE 2011), to be held online on January 30, 2011(Sunday). The offline test will be held on February 13, 2011, across the country for admission to Post-Graduate ...
The diversity is amazing
A student joins Rutgers and speaks about his experiences
SVU observes ‘Peace Day'
Sri Venkateswara University observed ‘Peace Day' under the aegis of its Centre for Peace and Non-Violence on Tuesday. Vice-Chancellor N. Prabhakara Rao formally flagged off the peace march from the administrative building and paid floral ...
Video to guide TOEFL aspirants
Educational Testing Service (ETS) has released a new video to familiarise English language learners with the TOEFL testing process.The six-minute video walks students through the “test day” experience and previews the ...
Brevity is what matters
The best way to be convincing in a visa interview is to give a direct, short and succinct answer as the consular officers are able to give only three minutes for each student
IBM's great mind challenge is back
IBM has announced ‘The Great Mind Challenge 2010', a pioneering nationwide software development and research contest under the company's Academic Initiative programme.This contest provides a unique opportunity for students to ...
IGNOU courses on Nokia Ovi Life
Nokia and Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) have collaborated in a unique partnership to provide mobile intervention for certification programmes in English to IGNOU students on Nokia's Ovi Life Tools.The two parties signed ...
Novel ways to ensure student involvement
Assignments, audio-visual aids and good questioning techniques can be effective ways of teaching in the classroom.
Work smart to tame this CAT
Success in online CAT requires thinking beyond conventional strategies, and it is smart work, more than hard work, that will do the trick, say experts.
Higher study option for law graduates
The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations has invited applications for an entrance test to be held on October 24 for admission to L.L.M. course conducted at the Government Law Colleges at Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam, Thrissur and Kozhikode. ...
Anti-ragging poster contest at MESCO
The Anti Ragging committee of MESCO Institute of Management & Computer Sciences (MIMCS) conducted Anti-Ragging Poster competition on its campus to bring awareness among the students about the consequences of ragging.Students of MBA, ...
Bangalore-based Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology has announced a joint programme with L'École de Design, Nantes Atlantique, a premier design school in France, to offer a two-year advanced diploma programme (post-graduate ...
SRU's new courses
Sri Ramachandra University has now designed two full-time regular, one-year Postgraduate Diploma programmes to develop industry-ready manpower for research and to facilitate International Certification for research investigators and ...
IELTS Scholarship Award winners
The winners of the British Council IELTS Scholarship Award received a sum of Rs. 3,00,000 towards the cost of tuition fees for pursuing higher education. Eight winners were selected from across the country. The award was launched with the ...
‘Practice test' paper for CAT 2010
The online ‘practice test' has been designed to provide a comprehensive overview of what students can expect on the day of examination and to help familiarise candidates with the navigation and functionality of the CAT
All about questioning techniques
Do not ask questions that require long answers
Diploma Course in Security analysis
Annamalai University will offer Advanced Diploma in Security Analysis through the Directorate of Distance Education this academic year onwards. The university signed an MoU with Stylus Academy, Bhilai, for the same. The course is aimed at ...
ASBM starts second PG Diploma batch
The second batch of Post-Graduate Diploma Programme in Management of the Asian School of Business Management, Hyderabad was commenced on its campus recently.Former MD of SBH, Amitabh Guha, while inaugurating the programme, asked the ...
Workshop on IBM Rational Application Developer
The department of information technology, Rajalskshmi Engineering College, Chennai, in collaboration with IBM Academic Initiative organised a three-day workshop on IBM Rational Application Developer (RAD) from September 22, to September 24. ...
TISS invites applications for PG courses
The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai, has invited applications for a national-level written test to be held on December 12 across the country for admission to its Post-Graduate degree courses in various disciplines including ...
Q & A
For a career in petroleum management
I have heard about the MHROD programme that is conducted in New Delhi. Please provide details. I would like to study the 2010-2012 programme.Avantika S. Tripathivia e-mail, BangaloreThe Master of Human Resources and ...
CEED invites applications
Applications have been invited for the Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED 2011) to be held on January 16 for admission to Master of Design (M.Des.) programmes conducted for admission to IISc., Bangalore; IITs at Mumbai, Delhi, ...
The road ahead
University College, Mangalore, gets Grade A NAAC rating
Future entrepreneurs draw lasting inspiration
TEDxTrichy conducted by the Entrepreneurship Cell of NIT-Trichy, truly turned out to be a melting pot of ideas and innovation.
Get the right word
When someone new joins us in the office, there is usually a process where people get to know each other.Collecting some basic information about the other person is essential for striking up even a simple conversation, and people always ...
JNTU-K charts its road map for excellence
After bagging the 11th position in the country and first in the State in Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme, the institute is gearing up to compete with the best in world, says Vice-Chancellor Allam Appa Rao in a chat with R. RAVIKANTH REDDY
Your favourite comic strip
(Members of E-Plus clubs in colleges have been given the following topic for discussion and debate)Week 49 (September 27 to October 2)Theme: One of the best ways to combine humour and essential values is through comic strips and ...
World-class researcher and an able administrator
The principal of Madras Christian College Dr. R. W. Alexander Jesudasan is all smiles. As the head of the 173 year old institution, he is jubilant that his college has received the best college award 2009 from the Government of Tamil Nadu last ...
Honour for TNAU's biotech work
After a survey covering over 200 institutes, the BioSpectrum magazine has ranked TNAU sixth among the top biotech institutes in the country. The selection was based on four parameters of faculty, infrastructure, industry interaction and placement.
Regency students shine
Students of the Regency College of Hotel Management and Catering Technology won several events in the competitions conducted by Metro Cash and Carry, which inaugurated its second facility in Hyderabad recently.Bhargav Purna Teja and ...
‘Do your duty, result is a bonus'
As the shadows of the evening sun started creeping, the boys gathered at the playground, divided themselves into two groups and started playing. Having enjoyed every moment of the play they returned home, unmindful of the win or defeat. They ...
‘You have to learn on your own at PG level'
I am pursuing B.Tech (CSE) second year in JNTU-H affiliated college, with 92 per cent average. I am interested in applied mathematics and electronics. Are CSE graduates eligible to specialise in electronics? Also tell me about scope for ...
Indian-origin girl, best engineering student in Europe
An Indian origin student, Steffi Sesuraj of the University of Southampton's School of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) has been selected for the ARM Award for best Electronic Engineering Student, one of the prestigious European SET ...
Indo-global education summit in December
The Indus Foundation will be organising an Indo-Global Education Summit 2010 in the first week of December in Hyderabad.The summit would provide an opportunity for the college managements, academicians to hold discussions with their ...
Eplus Club schedule for the week
Theme: One of the best ways to combine humour and essential values is through comic strips and animation movies.While growing up, many of us read epics and knew more about the lives of great personalities through graphic novels and ...
The diversity U.S. provides is amazing
I was a young 17-year-old boy when I left for the USA from Visakhapatnam to pursue my undergraduation in Rutgers University. It is a big university with many Asians, perhaps for the reason that it is situated in the “immigrant ...
JNTU-H ties up with Swedish varsity
Reunions are flavour of the season. Caught in the complexities of life we all want to go down the memory lane and recall those good old days spent in school and college, and reunions are a platform for refreshing those memories.The ...
Meet on global warming
The Department of Chemical Engineering, Sriram Engineering College, Perumalpattu, near Chennai, organised a two-day national conference on ‘Global Warming — Causes, Effects and its Mitigation Efforts', sponsored by CSIR, New ...
The 3D way to learn
The teacher in the classroom can never be replaced. Still, talk and chalk rule the classroom. But how does a teacher get across to students concepts that require visualising capabilities?
MS in VLSI and Embedded System
JNTU Hyderabad in association with Seer Akademi started a MS programme in VLSI and Embedded System in accordance with the memorandum of understanding signed between them. The programme was officially launched recently by the JNTUH Vice ...
SPMVV offers MBA in media management
While the Master's course in Communication and Journalism (MCJ) provides career opportunities in print and broadcast media organisations, besides sunrise sectors like online, graphic and multimedia, the MBA-Media Management course offered by ...
ALA scholarships for 7 students
More German fellowships for Indian researchers likely
The possibility of more Indian scholars getting selected for German research fellowship brightened following the conclusion of the three-day international conference and Humboldt Kolleg on ‘Interface between chemistry and biology: a ...
Honour for TNAU
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), Coimbatore, has been ranked sixth among the top 20 public biotech institutes in the country by the BioSpectrum magazine.The achievements of the Centre for Plant Molecular Biology of the ...
The Four Freedoms
Freedom 1: To study how the programme works, and change it to make it do what you wish.Freedom 2: To redistribute copies so you can help others.Freedom 3: To improve the programme, and release your improvements (and modified ...
J. Varaprasad Reddy has been awarded Ph.D by Osmania University for his thesis on ‘Relevance of Marketing Approach to Entertainment with specific references to Telugu Film Industry – A Critical Study.” He pursued his Ph.D ...
Panel discussion at St. Ann's
The Department of English, St. Ann's College for Women organised a panel discussion on the theme ‘Dynamics of Media' to expose students to the opportunities and the challenges in the media. The panellists including Uma Sudhir (NDTV), ...
Applications have been invited for the Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED 2011) to be held on January 16 across the country for admission to Master of Design (M.Des.) programmes conducted for admission to IISc., Bangalore; IITs at ...
The Accounting and Finance, and Bank Management departments of the Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda College (autonomous), through their association, ‘Confluence', conducted a week-long workshop on ‘Human Resource Practices' for the ...
Students day out
No smooth functioning yet
A few years ago Andhra University administration effected transfer of it non-teaching staff on a major scale basing on the rule that one cannot continue in one department of section for more than three years. Later it promoted some employees ...
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